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How do I know I have finished emptying my bowel completely?

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How do I know I have finished emptying my bowel completely?

A good indicator of complete emptying of the bowel is passing of gas soon after all the faecal waste has been eliminated.
This indicates that there is no more solid matter left in the rectum and sigmoid colon.
At this stage you should not have any more need to stay on the toilet seat and there should be no “feeling” or sensation of “unfinished business” or “need to go again.

You should experience a lively feeling of satisfaction, contentment and accomplishment with total relief of “emptiness”.

The ability to empty the bowel completely is determined by the consistency of the stool, motility of the muscular tube that makes up the colon and the posture adopted for emptying the bowel. (Peristalsis and mass movement waves)

 

How to heal and prevent Bowel disorders

Diet is not about what you should NOT eat, it’s about what you should include in the diet that matters.
As long as your diet includes the correct balance of plant foods containing soluble fibre, insoluble fibre and resistant starch your colon will produce the perfectly formed stool. The important next step is to evacuate this stool without straining so that the body does not suffer from the pressures created each time the bowel is emptied.

In order to heal and prevent bowel disorders you need to make lifestyle changes that last the rest of your life time.

1. Include more fluids and plant food containing soluble fibre, insoluble fibre and resistant starch in the diet so that the perfectly formed stool will be made in the colon and beneficial bacteria will flourish and eliminate disease causing bacteria and fungi.

2. Evacuate the perfectly formed stool by adopting the squat posture to eliminate the need to strain during bowel movements.

It is not possible or safe to squat on the modern raised toilet seat installed in all western homes and it is impossible to squat for any length of time if you have not done this from childhood onwards. This makes the use of any raised platforms impossible to adapt to.

The SquattLooStool is designed to allow you to adopt the squat posture while seated comfortably on your raised toilet seat.
The single best and easiest lifestyle change you will ever make, leading to a healthier body.